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February 22, 2017
The Berkeley Wire: 02.22.17
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Jack London Square happenings: Grocery Café to open, Haven temporarily closed
Look for the new Grocery Café this spring.
Police arrest man with sword after Gilman assaults
Police arrested a 48-year-old man near a homeless encampment on Gilman Street in West Berkeley last week after he was reportedly “slashing tents with a sword” and brandishing the weapon at people inside the tents, authorities report.
After school stabbing, student set for court
A 20-year-old San Leandro man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon after a stabbing at a school for high-needs students in West Berkeley on Tuesday.
KC’s BBQ raising funds, holding event to rebuild after fire
A fundraiser is currently scheduled for March 4 at San Pablo Park in Berkeley.
Photos: Berkeley shore sees impact of local and far-flung storms
Huge swaths of debris, including reeds and clumps of water hyacinth, have been spotted floating on the surface of the waters of the East Bay shoreline.
Biologist Michael Eisen plans Senate run to bring scientific thinking to Washington
UC Berkeley fly biologist Michael Eisen lost election for student council in high school. He’s now running for US Senate, to bring science to Washington.
Where in Berkeley?
If you know where the photo is, or want to take a guess, leave a comment under the post on the Berkeleyside website — that’s where we announce the winner too!